Scientifically, living things have major unifying characteristics. They are composed of cells, have genetic material, need energy, reproduce, respond to stimuli, maintain homeostatis and adapt to their environment.
What Is Life? The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell is a 1944 science book
written for the lay reader by physicist Erwin Schrödinger. The book was based on
Learn about the basic properties of life as well as ongoing debates about the
definition of life.
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Dec 11, 2014 ... So what is the difference between you and a rock? This seems like an easy, even
stupid question. But even the smartest people on earth have ...
Life is the aspect of existence that processes, acts, reacts, evaluates, and evolves
through growth (reproduction and metabolism). The crucial difference between ...
Sep 18, 2014 ... What is life? This is a question that is often asked and typically confused. The
confusion starts from the several uses of the word “life” in English.
"One of the great science classics of the 20th century.... This is the book that
provided the inspiration that gave birth to molecular biology and the discovery of
People like to say, as if it were obvious, that life is hard to define. This is
misleading. Life has properties that clearly distinguish it from everything else.
First, every ...
“And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus
Christ, whom thou hast sent.” (John 17:3). We often overlook the fact that the
Even though we all seem to know what is meant by saying something is "alive",
it's not very easy to describe what "life" is. It's almost as hard as describing where